SOKOLA is the first non-profit organization in Indonesia, which focuses on education for indigenous peoples and other marginal groups in Indonesia.

Established by five education practitioners and community facilitators in 2003, SOKOLA develops a contextual and culturally sensitive methods and approaches, in order to help Indigenous Peoples while coping with changes changes and defend rights over their culture and habitat.


Indigenous Peoples to have the ability to decide their own fate, as well as earning sovereignty upon their land and natural resources through the learning process


  1. Develop education programs based on Indigenous People’s values and problems.

  2. Conducting assessment and develop a knowledge management system to push for legitimacy over the Indigenous People’s rights for their lands and natural resources.

  3. Develop learning processes and campaigning for local knowledge practices.